The AR market is more saturated than a Houston suburb (too soon?). Thanks to the AR rifles’ “Barbies for adults” modularity and interchangeability, the platform has become a commodity item. Which leaves Smith & Wesson — and everyone else in the business — with a problem: how can they differentiate their rifles from every other […]
You may remember that Smith & Wesson, now American Outdoor Brands, acquired Crimson Trace about a year ago. One of CT’s most recent innovations is their wireless LiNQ System for triggering lights and lasers. So you had to figure it was only a matter of time before AOB blended an M&P rifle with CT sighting […]
As the Crimson Trace Midnight 3-Gun Invitational draws near, Nick got some last-minute practice while I was treated to the world’s best possible 3-Gun beginner’s training (along with another half-dozen newbies) by Top Shot icon Iain Harrison himself . . .
Life is all about balance. It’s a Zen thing. Yin. Yang. Black. White. For every action there is an equal and opposite reaction. Name your poison. Like in anything else in life, all guns are a study in the art of compromise. Large calibers = big holes, but come with (more) expensive rounds and fewer […]
I’ve got two main problems with laser sights. First, they’re a point of eye fixation. During a high stress event, you get tunnel vision. If you’ve trained with a laser sight, there’s a real danger you’ll become fixated on the laser dot (think laser pointers). If so, you’ll reduce your ability to gather and process […]